Medicare & Medicaid

nurse wheeling patient in bed
Jul 27, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
Admissions and emergency-room care rose in centers that were part of the experiment compared with results in those that weren't.
busy doctors pushing gurney
Jul 27, 2015 | Chris Nerney
Total Medicaid revenues for these MCOs soared 103 percent to $110.6 billion in 2014 from $54.6 billion…
empty prison cell
Jul 27, 2015 | Susan Morse
Sadiq created fake patient files to fool a Medicare auditor by making it appear as if…
White-collar criminal
Jul 23, 2015 | Susan Morse
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is falling short in busting potential fraud by not verifying…
Jul 22, 2015 | Susan Morse
At the top end, the highest median amount paid for the procedure is $61,231 in the Sacramento, California metropolitan area. On…
close up on nurse holding elderly hands
Jul 16, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
Medicare applied the new quality measure to more than 9,000 agencies based on how quickly visits began and how often patients improved while…
Cone Health's Urgent Care Center in Kernersville, North Carolina, via Facebook.
Jul 15, 2015 | Susan Morse
A number of hospitals in North Carolina are suing the federal government over more than $2 million in disproportionate share payments they say…
Marilyn Tavenner
Jul 15, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Marilyn Tavenner, the former nurse, hospital executive and Medicare administrator, will succeed Karen Ignagni as the head of…
screen shot of map from story
Jul 15, 2015 | Anthony Brino
The booming Medicaid managed care industry is in for new federal regulations and consolidation, presenting…
doctor holding stethoscope in handcuffs
Jul 15, 2015 | Susan Morse
The Fraud Prevention System uses predictive analytics to identify questionable billing patterns in real time.